COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Spectranetics Corporation (Nasdaq:SPNC) today announced receipt of CE marking for the TightRail™ Rotating Dilator Sheath platform. The product combines unprecedented shaft flexibility and column strength to help physicians safely navigate the vasculature during cardiac lead extraction procedures. The announcement includes TightRail and a companion product: TightRail™ Mini Rotating Dilator Sheath. The Mini is designed to gain vascular access, dilating heavily fibrosed and calcified tissue. The new platform will be used to treat patients at facilities in Europe that are participating in Spectranetics' initial limited launch.